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Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip

This forecast is supplied by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology through automated means, and is updated periodically.

Before using this forecast for navigational purposes, you should familiarise yourself with our legal disclaimer. You may wish to check the forecast with the BOM here.


IDV10460
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Updated Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip
Issued at 7:46 am EST on Wednesday 26 July 2017
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 29 July 2017.

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Please be aware
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum
waves may be up to twice the height.
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Warning Information
Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au, by
telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A cold front will cross Bass Strait this morning, whilst a high pressure system
develops over South Australia, before move rapidly eastwards across New South
Wales on Thursday. A second cold front will reach western Victoria late on
Thursday, crossing the Strait on Friday morning.

Forecast for Wednesday 26 July until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Port Phillip
Winds: West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 30 knots in the
south during the morning. Winds shifting southwesterly 15 to 20 knots around
midday then easing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon before tending west
to northwesterly 5 to 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres,
decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60%
chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. 

Forecast for Thursday 27 July
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15 to 20 knots in the
morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the south in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday. Weather: Partly
cloudy. 80% chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening. 

Forecast for Friday 28 July
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly during the morning then
turning northerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres,
decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40%
chance of showers. 

Forecast for Saturday 29 July
Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 35 knots during the morning
then turning westerly 20 to 25 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre,
increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60%
chance of showers. 

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EST Wednesday.

* Calls to 1300 number cost around 27.5c inc. GST, higher from mobiles or
public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View
the radio schedule on www.bom.gov.au/marine

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Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.
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